Definitions for "Commissariat"
Keywords:  army, corps, eic, ordnance, military
The organized system by which armies and military posts are supplied with food and daily necessaries.
a stock or supply of foods
Name given in the late 18th and 19th century to the department(s) of the EIC/Indian Army responsible for procuring equipment and supplies (other than ordnance). Title changed to Commissariat and Transport Department 1887, Supply and Transport Corps 1901, Indian Army Service Corps 1923, Royal Indian Army Service Corps 1935.
Keywords:  officers, charged, service, body
The body of officers charged with such service.